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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #19 - Jul 24th, 2010 at 3:59pm
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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #18 - Jul 24th, 2010 at 6:19am
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Many thanks Captain John - I shall give that a go this weekend.

Kind regards for all your help

Andy.
  
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Captain John
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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #17 - Jul 23rd, 2010 at 3:52pm
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For a divider line between boards on the MainIndex page

Find in BoardIndex.template
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$boardblock = qq~
<tr>
  <td class="shadow" width="5%" align="center" valign="middle">
    <a href="{yabb boardurl}">{yabb boardpic}</a>
  </td>
  <td class="shadow" width="54%" align="left" valign="middle">
    {yabb new} <a name="{yabb boardanchor}" href="{yabb boardurl}"><b>{yabb boardname}</b></a><br />
    {yabb boarddesc}
    <div class="small" style="font-style:italic;">{yabb moderators}</div>
  </td>
  <td class="shadow" valign="middle" align="left" width="8%"><span class="small" style="float: center; margin-left: 6px;"><b>$boardindex_txt{'330'}:</b> {yabb threadcount}</span> <br />
  <span class="small" style="float: center; margin-left: 6px;"><b>$boardindex_txt{'21'}:</b> {yabb messagecount}</span></td>
  <td class="shadow" valign="middle" align="left" width="24%">
  <span class="small" style="float: left; margin-left: 12px;">
  {yabb lastpostlink}<br />
  <b>$boardindex_txt{'524'}:</b> {yabb lasttopiclink}<br />
  <b>$boardindex_txt{'525'}:</b> {yabb lastposter}
  </span>
  </td>
<tr>
  <td class="bar" colspan=4> <hr noshade size=5 width=90% align=center> </td>
</tr>
</tr>
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   This possibly will expose the page background, to change it to match the sliver, In AE's CSS change to highlighted
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.bordercolor {
  font-size: 12px;
  font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, Sans-Serif;
  background-color: #CCCCCC;
} 




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.bar {
 line-height: 6px;
 margin-left: 0px;
 margin-right: 0px;
 margin-top: 0px;
 margin-bottom: 0px;
 padding-left: 0px;
 padding-right: 0px;
 padding-top: 0px;
 padding-bottom: 0px;
 border: 0px;
} 


  
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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #16 - Jul 23rd, 2010 at 9:32am
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In BoardIndex.template

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# Category footer                          #

$catfooter = qq~
</table>
<hr noshade size=5 width=90% align=center >
<br />
~; 



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Ah....yep, that works as a divider between categories, but what I was after is a divider between boards. For example, at The Science Forums, a dividing line between the "Universe" and  "Earth" boards.

Not to worry if it's any trouble though.
  
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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #15 - Jul 23rd, 2010 at 9:10am
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Many thanks Captain John. Profile fields found and enabled again!

I shall sort the other stuff with the graphics out. Thanks for all your help....it really is much appreciated.

Kind regards

Andy.
  
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Captain John
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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #14 - Jul 22nd, 2010 at 3:40pm
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AndyInSpain wrote on Jul 22nd, 2010 at 9:10am:
but where can I obtain these?

  From the YaBB 2.5AE Installation zip.

AndyInSpain wrote on Jul 22nd, 2010 at 9:10am:
but I cannot see the "Extended Profiles" option in Admin any more.........


  If disabling it, you deleted ... you'll have to setup again (and users will have to fill in again).  Admin Center > Forum Settings - Members Tab, Profile
Use Extended Profiles?
If enabled, an additional item called "Profile Fields" will be shown in the sidebar to the left. There, you can add functions to the users' profiles.
  
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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #13 - Jul 22nd, 2010 at 9:10am
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Well this is all very strange. I have no idea how we ended up with what we have - I just uploaded the upgrade package. Obviously I missed some files though....but where can I obtain these?

And also......I might be going mad (more than probable Grin) but I cannot see the "Extended Profiles" option in Admin any more......... Undecided

Now where has that gone?



Obviously I am having one of those days............
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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #12 - Jul 22nd, 2010 at 2:53am
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AndyInSpain wrote on Jul 21st, 2010 at 9:41pm:
2. The "Scientific Interests" field was a text field. What was happening is that its contents were forming a column to the right-hand side of the user block, which meant a big amount of whitespace above each post. It's a shame, because I did want to display that field.


  I presume this was an extended profile field ?  Are you aware that you have several options to display this field.

In Admin Center - Ext_Profile (click on options)
Visible In ViewProfile:
Check if you want this field to be displayed on the viewprofile page.
Visible In Posts:  Uncheck
Check if you want this field to be displayed in post view, right under the author information.
Visible In Posts (as popup):
Check if you want this field to be displayed in post view as a popup window
Visible In Memberlist:
Check if you want this field to be displayed in the memberlist.
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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #11 - Jul 22nd, 2010 at 12:26am
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AndyInSpain wrote on Jul 21st, 2010 at 9:41pm:
all the files from the upgrade package


  That is the problem ... your using the AE Template and it and none of the graphics for the AE template were included in the "update" installation zip.
  How did you get AE templates and the AE CSS ?  You need the files I noted above.
  See attachments (yours is first, 2nd image is how it should look)
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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #10 - Jul 21st, 2010 at 9:41pm
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Thanks so much for all this, Captain John. You are very kind.

To answer your questions:

1. Yes, I did upload all the files from the upgrade package. As usual, I just copied the cgi-bin and yabbfiles folders and replaced any existing files of the same name.

2. The "Scientific Interests" field was a text field. What was happening is that its contents were forming a column to the right-hand side of the user block, which meant a big amount of whitespace above each post. It's a shame, because I did want to display that field.

Thanks for the favico info - I will look into it.

And yes, obviously I do need to update the "Current technical issues"  Smiley

Thanks again for everything, guys!

Andy.
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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #9 - Jul 21st, 2010 at 4:30pm
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In BoardIndex.template

find:
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# Category footer                          #

$catfooter = qq~
</table>
<hr noshade size=5 width=90% align=center >
<br />
~; 



add highlighted (note: may have to move below <br /> tag) and you can adjust the line "size" to the thickness you prefer.

Question did you upload highlighted files below to the yabbfiles/Template folder for AE
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.titlecorner {
	background-color: #cdcccb;
	background-image: url(./default/rndcorner.png);
	background-repeat:no-repeat;
}
.titlecorner2 {
	background-color: #cdcccb;
	background-image: url(./default/rndcorner2.png);
	background-repeat:no-repeat;
	background-position:right;
}
.tabtitle {
	font-weight: bold;
	font-style: normal;
	font-size: 11px;
	font-family: Verdana, Arial, Sans-Serif;
	color : #01005f;
	background-color: #cdcccb;
	background-image: url(./default/catbg.png);
}
 



Noticed your Fav icon isn't working - http://codex.yabbforum.com/YaBB.pl?num=1190839172/0#0

Andy .. seems you need to update your "Current Technical Issues" sticky.
  Also ... what type of field did you eliminate "areas of interest" from posts that was causing layout problems ?
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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #8 - Jul 21st, 2010 at 4:18pm
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ah ... over looked that !
  
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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #7 - Jul 21st, 2010 at 4:09pm
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Andy .. what is the url to your forum ?

lol. See his first post here.
  

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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #6 - Jul 21st, 2010 at 4:01pm
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on the forum index ?

hr is the html tag for a line - http://www.htmlcodetutorial.com/linepar/_HR.html

Andy .. what is the url to your forum ?
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Re: Change the Board Index Colour?
Reply #5 - Jul 21st, 2010 at 3:39pm
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...and sorry to be a pain, but is there any way of adding a horizontal line between each board in the index? It's not important - just a cosmetic touch.

Thanks!

Andy.
  
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